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PE165 web is a hot melt polyester adhesive produced in nonwoven form. Web adhesives handle like a fabric facilitating both intermittent and continuous processes. The PE165 web series is available in a range of adhesive basis weights ranging from 15 grams to 100 grams per square yard.

    Where to use:
  • Door Panel (Coverstock Bonding)
  • Headliner (Coverstock Bonding)
Pillar Technology

Elastic Bonding (EB)

Technology

Fusible Web & Powder (FW&P)

Sub-Technology

Polyester Bostik Web

Key Features

  • High temperature resistance
  • Excellent adhesion to textiles, vinyls and urethane foams
  • Excellent resistance to laundering

Key Benefits

  • Excellent resistance to laundering
  • Easy to handle fabric-like form
  • Customizable to fit most applications

Packaging

PE165 web adhesives are sold in roll form. They are typically 300 to 1000 linear yard (274 to 914 linear meter) long rolls on a 3 inch (7.6 cm) inner diameter core. Please contact your Bostik representative for additional packaging options.

Shelf Life

The shelf life of PE165 is approximately 24 months when shipped and stored at temperatures below 54°C (130°F).

Health and Safety Precautions

The Safety Data Sheet should be consulted for proper handling, clean up and spill containment before use. Keep containers covered to minimize contamination.

Application Techniques

PE165 web can be activated with any of the following means: electric fusing press, heated rolls, heated air, or radiant heat. Heat activation requires a glue line temperature of 175 - 200°C (347-392°F). Reactivation time is dependent upon technique, temperature, pressure, substrates and adhesive thickness, but would fall in the 8 to 10 second range.

Typical Physical Properties
DescriptionResults
AppearanceMilky White Nonwoven fabric
Basis Weight Range15-100 g/yd² (18-120 g/m²)
Trimmed Width10 to 68 in (25 to 172 cm)
Melt Point165°C (329°F)
Min. Activation Temp.175°C (347°F)

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